Northwood is a quirky new story from New Zealand writer Brian Falkner.
Cecilia Undergarment can talk to animals. Her life changes when she hears a cry for help from the dog across the road. This is easy to read, light fantasy for young readers.
Northwood comes highly recommended from a 10 year old friend who said it was funny and exciting.
It is beautifully illustrated by Donovan Bixley.
Click here to see the publicity blurb about Northwood and to download a gorgeous crossword about the book.
The dark forest of Northwood has never seen the likes of Cecilia Undergarment before …
Cecilia Undergarment likes a challenge. So when she discovers a sad and neglected dog, she is determined to rescue him. No matter what. But her daring dog rescue lands her in deep trouble. Trouble in the form of being lost in the dark forest of Northwood. A forest where ferocious black lions roam. A forest that hides a secret castle, an unlikely king and many a mystery. A forest where those who enter never return. But Cecilia is determined to find her way home. No matter what.